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|From 1864 to 1920 the Danish area "Sønderjylland", including the city Tønder, was part of Germany.|
During the First World War the German Imperial Navy operated Zeppelin airships from Tønder. The base was placed a few kilometers north of the city and was virtually self-supporting with its own gas plant, heating central and waterworks.
The Zeppelin- and Garrison Muse...
|The Marais site used to belong to Sully, Henri IV's great counsellor, who lived in the somptuous Hurault mansion castle (only staves and dunjeon still exist nowadays).|
The duchess of Talleyrand bought the Marais Chateau in 1899 from the duchess of Noailles. After the German occupation, she has begun to restore the Marais chateau.
|Fifteenth century Chateau de Detilly stands majestically within 7 acres of beautifully manicured gardens that include a magnificent formal walk. A fully restored Chapel sits next to the Chateau and the Orangery, that now serves as the pool house, looks onto the large heated pool. The Chateau is situated in the heart of the Loire near Saumur and Chinon. Its long drive leads one through an impres...||02/14/2006||402|
|This former bunker of the Atlantic Wall was restored to the state as it looked like in June 1944. The museum shows the daily life of the German garrison on 5 floors.|
There are Allied and German vehicles on the outside, like the V1 or the Flak88
|This half buried in the ground fortress has been built between 1497 and 1504, by the Spanish architect Francisco Ramiro Lopez for the King Ferdinand of Aragon, King of Spain during the discovery of the New World on the place of the earlier castle, which stood there. The Salses Castle has been built to withstand the metal cannon bullets. Besieged it could house for months the garrison of 1500 me...||07/10/2006||326|
|A 1,235-acre 35-bedroom wine chateau located in the Var department in Provence, southeast France|
One of the current residences of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
|1974 Prince Henrik and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark bought this winery castle at Cahors in France.|
Every summer the royal family have their summer holidays here.
If you are lucky you can even see the Queen when she is going shopping at the nearby villages.
The chateau has been restored often since 1974. To the chateau there is a souvenir shop and sale of th...
|Wikipedia: The Chateau Marmont is a hotel on the Sunset Strip which has served as the backdrop for a number of events in the lives of well-known rock stars and actors.|
In 1982, John Belushi died of a drug overdose in one of its garden bungalows.
Jim Morrison used up what he called the eighth of his nine lives falling out of a window at the hotel.
James Dean hopped i...
|The city of Aalborg has been a garrison city since 1779 and after the Second World War and throughout the Cold War Period it has been the largest garrison in Denmark. Furthermore Aalborg was strategically the most important city/area for the Germans during the Second World War, which caused the Germans to establish three airfields, and in that connection about 150 bunkers, in the Aalborg area. ...||10/21/2007||462|
|V Weapons site France with great old chateau.|
The NoBall target category was that against enemy missile launchers, bivouac areas, field headquarters, enemy supply/logistic points in support of field operations and concentrated areas of troop and weapon marshalling. These type targets fell more into a tactical bombing attack grouping as opposed to the strategic type comprised of f...
|Built around 1533 at tha same place than an old fortress by Charles Tiercelin (Francois 1rst trusty companion), this castle is an excellent example of the first "Renaissance" style between military and residential purposes.|
Edifié vers 1533, certainement à l'emplacement d'un ancien château-fort, par Charles Tiercelin, compagnon de François Ier, le château de La Roche du Maine est...
|Chateau d'If. Used from 1634 as a detention center for political prisoners. Its most famous and romantic prisoner is the fictional inmate Edmond Dantès, the hero of Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Montecristo.|